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Christians in Iraq Are Hopeful, But Their Plight Continues

Vice President Mike Pence announced two weeks ago that the United States would intensify efforts to deliver aid to Iraqi Christians. Last October, Pence told a conference hosted by the nonprofit In Defense of Christians that America “will work hand in hand with faith-based groups …

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Twitter Liberals Falsely Accuse Disabled Veteran of Having Nazi Tattoo

Social media users over the weekend falsely accused a wounded veteran and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement analyst of being a Nazi after ICE tweeted out his picture with a partially obscured tattoo. In a tweet sent on May 25, ICE showcased a member of …

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Harrington: Trump Admin’s Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Meant to Disincentivize People From Crossing Border Illegally

Washington Free Beacon senior writer Elizabeth Harrington said Monday that the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy is simply enforcing laws already on the books and meant to disincentivize people from entering the U.S. illegally. Host Neil Cavuto asked Harrington about the recent backlash the Trump administration …

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DHS Secretary: ‘If You Are Seeking Asylum, Go to a Port of Entry’

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that press accounts of family separation at the U.S. southern border are misleading and stressed that asylum seekers should use official ports of entry. Addressing the National Sheriffs’ Association annual conference in New Orleans, Nielsen argued that many …

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New York Times Adds Large Correction to Front-Page Story on Scott Pruitt

The New York Times over the weekend issued a lengthy correction to a front-page story on Environmental Protection Agency officials claiming that Scott Pruitt, the EPA’s administrator, used his position to solicit favors to admit that one of the incidents cited did not actually happen while he …

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SPLC Apologizes for Wrongly Naming Activist, His Group as Anti-Muslim Extremists, Pays Millions in Settlement

The Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday apologized for wrongly naming the Quilliam Foundation and its founder, Maajid Nawaz, as anti-Muslim extremists and has paid them a $3.375 million settlement. “Today, we entered into a settlement with and offered our sincerest apology to Mr. Maajid Nawaz and …

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Anti-ISIS Coalition Destroys Large Cache of Narcotics in Syria

U.S.-led coalition forces fighting the Islamic State destroyed a large cache of narcotics owned by the terrorist group in southern Syria last week, officials announced Monday. The coalition’s Maghawir al-Thowra partners seized the drugs, estimated to have a black market value of $1.4 million, near At …

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Gayle King at Texas Border Patrol Facility: The Statue of Liberty Is ‘Weeping Right Now’

CBS News host Gayle King said Monday that the Statue of Liberty is “weeping right now” while reporting on the Trump administration’s treatment of illegal immigrants at the U.S. southern border. King arrived at the border in Texas on Sunday, and first visited a border patrol …

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Petraeus: Withdrawing From Iran Nuclear Deal Puts ‘Greater Pressure’ on Tehran

Former CIA Director and retired four-star Gen. David Petraeus said Sunday that he supports President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal. Petraeus, who served as CIA chief during the Obama administration, made his comments at an event in Israel, …

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CNN Contributor Defends Outburst Against Huckabee Sanders: ‘As a Reporter My Job Is to Comfort the Afflicted’

Playboy White House correspondent and CNN contributor Brian Karem defended his Thursday outburst against Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders while on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday. In that outburst, Karem asked Sanders if she had any empathy for children and accused the Trump administration of throwing …

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